Battenfeld-cincinnati Austria has appointed Johannes Schwarz as its new managing director, effective as of 1 Oct.
The company announced 3 Oct that a new chief technology officer (CTO), André Wieczorek, had also taken over since 1 Sept.
The Vienna location is the battenfeld-cincinnati competence centre for PVC processing, which has as main focus pipe, profile and board extrusion lines as well as WPC/NFC processing equipment.
Schwarz holds an MBA and an electrical engineering degree from TU Vienna. He has worked with a “leading plastics blow molding machine manufacturer” in Austria in various capacities, including managing director, and CTO, said battenfeld-cincinati.
“Together with my colleagues, I aim to expand our market position as an attractive, competent partner for our customers and thus further strengthen our company”, said the new managing director.
André Wieczorek studied plastics technology at Montanuniversität Leoben and subsequently worked at the local Plastics Processing Institute as a university assistant and research associate. He has also worked with Austrian industrial companies as manager of R&D and CTO.